New Geshe Nun Visits the Abbey

New Geshe Nun Visits the Abbey

In December, 2016, His Holiness the Dalai Lama awarded the geshe degree to 20 Tibetan Buddhist nuns—the first in Tibetan history. The Tibetan Nuns Project website describes this historic milestone. Now the nuns are ready to teach, to share their Dharma knowledge. We...
eNews: May 2017

eNews: May 2017

Table of Contents A New Monastic! Sharing the Dharma Day Completing Varsa and Performing Pravarana Local Outreach On the Road, Teaching Prajna House Nonviolent Communication Compassion in Challenging Times More News The crocuses, daffodils, and violets have sprung!...
May 7: Join Us for Kathina

May 7: Join Us for Kathina

On May 7, the Abbey joyfully celebrates kathina (pronounced kuh-teen-ah). Established by the Buddha, ancient ceremony of kathina is a time to rejoice in the virtue created by the sangha during the monastic retreat (varsa) and the ending...
Our Next Livestream Teaching

Our Next Livestream Teaching

Ven. Thubten Chodron’s next Livestream teaching will unpack Daniel Perdue’s lucid text, The Course in Buddhist Reasoning and Debate: An Asian Approach to Analytical Thinking Drawn from Indian and Tibetan Sources. The Thursday night course will likely to...
Meet the Neighbors Video

Meet the Neighbors Video

Sravasti Abbey’s Sharing the Dharma Day is the focus if this excellent video. It’s created by our friends at the Spokane Interfaith Council as part of their Meet the Neighbors program. Meet the Neighbors began in 2015 to build connection and understanding...